Pickle did struggle a lot with distractions today, especially around the Treat and Train. Continue pushing his obedience skills around varying levels of distractions and work on his impulse control. Also he peed in the classroom again.
It was a PLEASURE training with your pooch today and we look forward to continuing to help you achieve your goals, skills and improve your relationship.
Your journey does not end here, it has only just begun!
"I trained hard, I played hard! Please find below the skills we worked on and my results. I look forward to showing you what I learnt and working on them more with you!" If you have any questions about the skills we trained please feel free to contact todays trainer."
|Skill||Comment||We focused on||Grade|
|Skill learnt: Trick Training||Comment: For his first session we worked on Tycho's sit/drop/stand skills with the treat n train. Tycho was good at going into sit or drop but did struggle with stand and going from a drop into sit. With the treat n train nearby that was a major distraction for him and his focus was not properly on the trainer. We finished the latter half of the session doing sit pretty with the treat n train. He did much better with this and is getting great balance in the skill.||Focus: Duration||B|
|Skill learnt: Middle Position||Comment: For his second session we worked on his middles skill with the new criteria of getting him to go into drop once into position instead of sit. After using some encouragement he picked up the idea quickly and we were able to work on it using the treat n train as his reward. However he did get very distracted when Scott entered the room and stopped listening (even going towards the doorway instead of the treat n train once released). Working on his obedience skills under high people distractions will help proof this skill.||Focus: Repetition||B|
|Skill learnt: Trick Training||Comment: For his final skill we worked on Tycho's around skill bit using the treat n train as a distraction. Tycho really struggled with this as he is used to being able to take the treats from it at will. Even after turning off the beep sound he was still distracted by the food coming out and seemed to even get a bit confused by the end of what was being asked as he wasn't allowed to take the treats from the dispenser. Using the treat n train as a distraction would be a good level to work on for Tycho as he often gets distracted just by the sight of it.||Focus: Distraction||C+|
We recommend your next step should be…
A: Outstanding (90 – 100%) I understand my training, Neat & Complete! Ready to move on to higher difficulty & distraction
B: Great Work (80-89%) I mostly understand, Almost neat & complete! Needs practice in some areas. Mild distractions
C: Well Done (70-79%) Some good progress. Needs work, but on my way. Still learning. Low distractions.
D: Beginning (60-69%) My journey is just beginning, I don’t understand just yet. Introduction phase. No distraction.
E: Unable to Progress. Needs major focus, seek further options to assist.
X: Not gradable, the focus was on Enrichment, Socialisation & Engagement.